Richland Soil and Water

Richland SWCD Stormwater Permit office hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon 

Note:  The Stormwater Permit office will be closed Thursday, May 20 for staff training. 

Stormwater permit applications, checklists and information needed to obtain a stormwater permit are available at 

Please submit your stormwater permit application, site calculation form, permit fees and additional documents in person, via email to, or through US Mail by sending to: Richland SWCD, 1495 W. Longview Ave, Suite 205B, Mansfield, OH  44906.

The next Board Supervisor meeting will be held at Richland SWCD office on Wednesday, May 18 at 9:00 a.m. If you wish to attend the meeting in person or via video conference, please contact Erica Thomas, District Program Administrator via email 

Mt. Jeez at Malabar Farm State ParkThe Soil Survey is useful to farmers, landowners, and people with natural resource interests and provides a broad view of soil conditions for planning purposes. Our District feels the Survey is a beneficial land-use planning tool so development and farming can be done in a way that is environmentally responsible

Click the link below to explore and learn more about your soil types and characteristics of your land, as well as other soils throughout the country.

What Soil Is In My Backyard?

Additional Soil Information

young plants in the dirtClick below for additional soil information from the Ohio Department of Agriculture

Ohio Department of Agriculture